Swissair

Swissair, S.A./AG wis the naitional airline o Swisserland.

Swissair
IATA ICAO Callsign
SR SWR SWISSAIR
Foondit26 Mairch 1931
Ceased operations31 Mairch 2002 (operation transferred tae Crossair which became Swiss International Air Lines)
HubsZurich Airport
Geneva Cointrin
EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg
Frequent-fleer programQualiflyer
Fleet size76 (2002) [1]
Destinations157
Parent companySAirGroup
HeidquartersZurich Airport
Kloten, Swisserland
Key fowkMario Corti, (CEO)
Wabsteidswissair.com

It wis formit frae a merger atween Balair an Ad Astra Aero (To the Stars), in 1931.[2] For maist o its 71 years, Swissair wis ane o the major internaitional airlines an kent as the "Fleeing Bank" due tae the financial stability o the airline, causin it tae be regardit as a Swiss naitional seembol an icon. The airline thrived into the 1980s, when it wis ane o the "big four" Wastren European airlines. It wis heidquairtered at Zurich Airport an in Kloten.

ReferencesEedit

  1. Fleet - Overview. Sr692.com. Retrieved on 2013-08-20.
  2. "About Swissair Facts and Figures:". Swissair. 1999. Archived frae the original on 19 Februar 1999. Retrieved 30 August 2008.

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